• 25th Anniv. Moment: Nas – May, 1994 [Interview]

    New York Newcomer Hooks Up With All-Star Producer On “Illmatic” Debut LP Originally published: ...

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    25th Anniv. Moment: The Roots – Jan, 1997 [Interview]

    Longtime Philly Crew Finally Gets Its Props on “Illadelph Halflife” Album ...

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    25th Anniv. Moment: Richie Hawtin – Nov, 2001 [Interview]

    20/20 VISION: Richie Hawtin Sees The Future of DJing: Less Perspiration, More Innovation. ...

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    25th Anniv. Moment: A-Trak – Jan, 2007 [Interview]

    Battles Behind Him, A-Trak Pushes Turntablism’s Boundaries, Finds His Comfort Zone With ...

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    25th Anniv. Moment: Daft Punk – May, 2001 [Interview]

    One More Time: Four Years After Its Filter Filled Splashdown, Daft Punk Returns With Discovery ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Native Instruments Massive – Sept, 2007 [Breakthrough Product]

Originally published: January 2007 Native Instruments takes a giant step forward with their creation of Massive—a soft synth that’s packed with features and possibilities, yet is still easy to program. Powerful wavetable oscillators, a variety of filters, multiple routing possibilities and ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: DJ Tiësto – Jan, 2003 [Interview]

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In the Melodious World of Trance, Holland’s DJ Tiësto Rules the Dancefloor. Originally published: January 2003 To some ears, dance music may be nothing without the rhythm and the groove, but as the rise of progressive trance amply illustrates, one cannot underestimate the importance of melody, ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Jam Master Jay – June, 2000 [Interview]

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King of Rap: Run-DMC’s Jam Master Jay Surprised DJ Times With His Visit to DJ Expo West. So, As Longtime Fans, We Decided to Stalk Him. It Went Like This… Originally published: June 2000 It’s a Friday afternoon in the college town of Athens, Ga., during the early summer of 1985. ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Skrillex – July, 2011 [Interview]

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Originally published: July 2011 Burbank, Calif.—Just look at him—smoking a cigarette, sporting his massive hipster lenses and goth-kid cargo pants as he steps outside a rented soundstage, where he’s preparing for his Coachella performance in a few days. Depending on where you lie in the ...

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25th Anniv. Moment – iZotope Stutter Edit [Breakthrough Product]

Originally published: July 2011 Boston-based company iZotope has a solid reputation for making versatile and powerful plug-ins that won’t break the bank. DJ-artist/sound designer Brian Transeau (aka BT) has long been known for creating innovative electronic music, while staying at the ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Richie Hawtin – Nov, 2001 [Interview]

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20/20 VISION: Richie Hawtin Sees The Future of DJing: Less Perspiration, More Innovation. Originally published: November 2011 The irony in not lost on Richie Hawtin. As a minimalist, no electronic artist has done more for dance music by doing less. An as a technophile’s technophile, not ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: A-Trak – Jan, 2007 [Interview]

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Battles Behind Him, A-Trak Pushes Turntablism’s Boundaries, Finds His Comfort Zone With Kanye West Originally published: Jan, 2007 In some artistic circles, topping oneself isn’t really a challenge anymore. Case in point: Montreal’s DJ A-Trak. Why? By the time he was old enough to vote, ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: The Roots – Jan, 1997 [Interview]

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Longtime Philly Crew Finally Gets Its Props on “Illadelph Halflife” Album Originally Published: January, 1997 The Roots are here! Trust me, if you’ve been getting reports since 1993 about this group from Philadelpia like I have, then I’d say they must have some kind of ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Nas – May, 1994 [Interview]

New York Newcomer Hooks Up With All-Star Producer On “Illmatic” Debut LP Originally published: May 1994 Perhaps it an be attributed to something funky in the water, but there’s been a steady flow of talented MCs and DJs who have streamed out of the mighty borough of Queens, N.Y., over the past ...

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25th Anniv. Moment: Daft Punk – May, 2001 [Interview]

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One More Time: Four Years After Its Filter Filled Splashdown, Daft Punk Returns With Discovery – Complete House Beats, Disco Sweeps and, Yes, Plenty of Vocoders Originally published: May 2001 Taking their name from a review in an English music tabloid that described the indie rock band ...

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